Promoting Sustainable Gastronomy

Gastronomy is sometimes called the art of food. It can also refer to a style of cooking from a particular region. In other words, gastronomy often refers to local food and cuisine. Sustainability is the idea that something (e.g. agriculture, fishing or even preparation of food) is done in a way that is not wasteful of our natural resources and can be continued into the future without being detrimental to our environment or health.

Sustainable gastronomy, therefore, means cuisine that takes into account where the ingredients are from, how the food is grown and how it gets to our markets and eventually to our plates.

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Top Tips to Fight Food Waste

33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year
45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year
$1,866 the annual cost of food wasted by the average American family
25% of the food wasted globally could feed all 795 million undernourished people in the world
8% of all greenhouse gas emissions each year are due to food loss and waste

Help reducing food waste from your household with these tips below:

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Healthy Eating [Best Foods + 1Day Meal Plan]

Are you trying to balance studies, job, social life, self-development, and eating healthy? Feeling overwhelmed and frustrated?

Don’t worry. IvyPanda prepared an awesome and comprehensive guide to eat healthy when you are extremely busy. There is a bonus for students as well – a meal plan designed to boost your brain power and memory!

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The Impact of your Groceries on the Environment [Visual]

How Your Shopping Choices Affect The Environment

Are you aware of the impact your shopping choices may have on the environment? Many people don’t realize the tremendous impact that agriculture and the production of food have on the environment, or that they can help lessen that impact with their purchasing decisions. Here’s a closer look at this issue.

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How to Choose the Healthiest Nondairy Drink

A shift to nondairy milks may positively impact the environment (the dairy industry contributes about 2 percent of America’s total greenhouse gas emissions). It’s no wonder more people around the world than ever have opted to try out plant-based milks.

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